The first table below looks at the demand for the Business Analyst role in IT contracts advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Business Analyst in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Solihull region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Business Analyst
Rank 17 10 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Business Analyst 4 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 3.23% 6.90% 2.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.48% 7.55% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 1
Average daily rate £325 £400 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +13.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £380 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.70% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.66 £32.75 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.48% +12.93%
Job Titles Category
Solihull
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
115 53 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Solihull 92.74% 91.38% 84.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 15 11
Average daily rate £325 £300 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -11.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 6
Average hourly rate £33.25 £14.50 £8.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+129.31% +70.58%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Business Analyst
West Midlands

Business Analyst
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst in the job title across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Business Analyst Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Business Analyst across the Solihull region.

Business Analyst Daily Rate Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Business Analyst across the Solihull region.

Business Analyst Hourly Rate Trend in Solihull

Business Analyst
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title.

1 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) Rational Rose
3 8 (42.11%) B2B
4 6 (31.58%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Casewise
6 3 (15.79%) Degree
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) SAP
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Retail
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (5.26%) C
8 1 (5.26%) SQL

Business Analyst
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Solihull region that cited Business Analyst in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Business Analyst in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SAP FI-CA
1 1 (5.26%) SAP PM
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Smart Meter
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Stakeholder Management
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
2 9 (47.37%) PRINCE2
3 8 (42.11%) B2B
4 6 (31.58%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) OO
6 3 (15.79%) Change Management
6 3 (15.79%) Data Migration
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 3 (15.79%) Migration
7 2 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 2 (10.53%) Logistics
8 1 (5.26%) Business Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Use Case
8 1 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (5.26%) Validation
8 1 (5.26%) Data Analysis
8 1 (5.26%) Data Modelling
8 1 (5.26%) ETL
8 1 (5.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Casewise
1 3 (15.79%) SAP